The migration planning level was released with the Federal Budget and the Global Talent Independent Visa was the big winner of the visa subclasses.
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With the recent announcement of a Global Talent taskforce, it is clear that the Australian government is serious about attracting talented individuals to Australia. The Global Talent taskforce is not limited to the GTI target sectors but is focused on any high quality applicants especially with a view to shifting successful businesses to Australia.
Global Talent Statistics
The 2019-2020 program year report was released recently which gives us an insight into the breakdown of the GTI target sectors in the previous year.
In 2019-2020, GTI applicants were granted GTI visas in the following target sectors, in order of priority: -
- Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, Data Science and ICT (28%)
- MedTech (26%)
- Energy and Mining Technology (20%)
- AgTech (9%)
- Space and Advanced Manufacturing (8%)
- FinTech (6%)
- Cyber Security (3%)
The report also shows that GTI visa applications were 99.5 percent successful. In comparison, the Skilled Independent subclass 189 visa was 94% sucessful and the RSMS subclass 187 visa was 69.2 percent.
Click here to learn more about Rob's sucessful GTI visa application in ICT.
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